Treatment for Insomnia During Pregnancy

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT01846585


The aim of the study is to improve sleep during pregnancy and the postpartum period in women who are experiencing insomnia, using a brief non-pharmacological treatment.

Official Title

The Effectiveness of Non-Pharmacological Treatment for Insomnia During Pregnancy

Stanford Investigator(s)

Rachel Manber, PhD
Rachel Manber, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology-Adult)


Inclusion Criteria:

* Meets Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (IV-TR edition) criteria for insomnia (duration criterion - 1 month)
* Pregnant with gestational age between 18-32 weeks.
* Adequately fluent in English or Spanish.

Exclusion Criteria:

* Some co-morbid sleep disorders (e.g., moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea)
* Co-morbid psychiatric disorder
* Use of medications, herbs or other drugs with known effects on sleep
* Unstable medical conditions
* Currently engaged in psychotherapy or other treatments for insomnia


behavioral: Arousal Based Therapy for Insomnia

behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Haddas Elisha, BSc